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Arson

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  • Man guilty of murder, arson in Lombard fire that killed ex-girlfriend

    Man guilty of murder, arson in Lombard fire that killed ex-girlfriend
    A Villa Park man was found guilty of first-degree murder and aggravated arson Tuesday night for setting a fire that killed his former girlfriend, according to DuPage County prosecutors. After hearing testimony and evidence over five days, capped by...
  • Norfolk man accused of arson

    A 27-year-old Norfolk man is accused of setting a fire in a detached garage last week. Jason Mckenney has been charged with burning or destroying any other building or structure and burning building or structure to commit a felony after firefighters...
  • State police investigating suspected arson in Centre Township

    State police are investigating an arson fire they said was set at a home in the 100 block of Schuylkill Hill Road in Centre Township, Berks County. Troopers said firefighters were called to the home about 12:19 a.m. Friday but the homeowner extinguished...
  • Woman agrees to testify against others in Indianapolis house explosion

    Woman agrees to testify against others in Indianapolis house explosion
     A woman charged in a deadly 2012 house explosion in Indianapolis agreed Tuesday to plead guilty to conspiracy to commit arson and testify against at least two other people in the fiery natural gas blast that damaged dozens of homes. Monserrate Shirley,...
  • Gasoline bomb hits bus in Bangladesh, killing 7 amid unrest

    Gasoline bomb hits bus in Bangladesh, killing 7 amid unrest
    At least seven people were killed and several others seriously wounded Tuesday when their bus was struck by a gasoline bomb in the deadliest attack in weeks of spiraling political violence in Bangladesh. The assault brought the death toll from the...
  • Brothers charged with burning mom's car, threatening her

    Brothers charged with burning mom's car, threatening her
    Two brothers are charged with aggravated assault and arson after one held a knife to his mother's leg and the other set her car on fire outside their Longswamp, Berks County, home Monday, according to court records. Joseph and Jesse Choma, 23 and 18,...
  • Man wanted in sister-in-law's death arrested in Florida

    Man wanted in sister-in-law's death arrested in Florida
    Howard County police said Timothy Mark Fuller, the man they claim shot his sister-in-law before officials found her body inside a burning trailer in Elkridge Saturday, was arrested Sunday morning in Florida. Fuller, of Elkridge, was arrested by an...
  • Soccer fight; convenience stores robbed with knife, machete; lawyer suspended

    Soccer fight; convenience stores robbed with knife, machete; lawyer suspended
    This roundup of crime briefs from around the area isn’t meant to be a comprehensive compilation of Maryland crime news, but a snapshot of some of the newsworthy incidents from across our region. Here’s a look at some of the crime that’...
  • Dentist arrested on suspicion of trying to burn rival dental practices

    Dentist arrested on suspicion of trying to burn rival dental practices
    A Ventura County dentist has been arrested on suspicion of torching the offices of rival dental practices, authorities said. Leopold Weinstein, 63, was arrested Friday on three counts of arson, three counts of attempted arson and possession of a...
  • Northbrook woman accused of setting fire to own home

    Northbrook woman accused of setting fire to own home
    A 26-year-old Northbrook woman has been charged with arson and is accused of setting fire to the home she shared with her mother, police said. Allison Cho, of the 3700 block of Pebble Beach, faces charges of felony residential arson after a fire broke...
  • 4th person faces murder charges in deadly Indianapolis house explosion

    4th person faces murder charges in deadly Indianapolis house explosion
    Investigators had been suspicious of the man charged this week with murder and arson in the deadly 2012 Indianapolis house explosion before a co-defendant implicated him, a prosecutor said Friday. Monserrate Shirley, whose home exploded in November...